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V app invites global stars, beauty gurus

Vietnamese celebrities and beauty gurus will appear on Naver’s live broadcasting app V, expanding the already star-studded app across the globe and diversifying its content, Naver said Monday. Ten ...

Updated : 2015.10.21 10:59

Mapping K-pop stars' wealth

The road to becoming a successful K-pop star requires years of unpaid training starting from an early age. But those big-hitting K-pop singers who have persevered and emerged out the other end of th...

Updated : 2015.10.15 17:43

Singer Rain sets up entertainment company

South Korean singer-actor Rain has founded his own entertainment agency, the company said Sunday. "Rain signed up with the Rain Company on Oct. 1," Rain Company said in a release. It said unlike ot...

Updated : 2015.10.11 22:35

Gyllenhal, Swinton to star in Bong Joon-ho’s new film: report

“Snowpiercer” director Bong Joon-ho is signing up top Hollywood stars for his upcoming monster flick. American entertainment outlet TheWrap reported Tuesday that Jake Gyllenhal, Paul Dano, Kell...

Updated : 2015.10.06 17:53

Yoo Ah-in wants to act ‘erotic’

Rising actor Yoo Ah-in wants to act in an erotic film next, he said at the Busan International Film festival Saturday. "I know the fame I’m enjoying right now won’t last forever,” he said, referr...

Updated : 2015.10.05 17:38

iKON’s new album dominates charts

Rookie group iKON’s latest EP, “Welcome Back,” topped major Korean and international charts immediately after its release Thursday. The six-track EP nabbed the top spot on iTunes’ albums char...

Updated : 2015.10.01 17:23

October TV dramas feature trending actors

Yoo Ah-in to return to small screen in ‘Six Flying Dragons’ alongside Shin Se-kyung Actor Yoo Ah-in, the lead star of latest Korean box-office hits “Veteran” and “The Throne” will return to th...

Updated : 2015.10.01 17:15

K-pop Herald notches up 300,000 likes on Facebook

Within a year since its launch, K-pop Herald ( www.kpopherald.com ) has hit 300,000 likes on its Facebook page, establishing itself as the go-to website for the most credible, up-to-date news and i...

Updated : 2015.09.30 17:21

'Gunhamdo,’ director Ryoo’s next film, to begin shooting next summer

Director Ryoo Seung-wan of hit-film “Veteran” said his next film on Hashima Island (“Battleship Island”) will begin shooting from next summer. Hashima is an outlying island abandoned by Japan of...

Updated : 2015.09.30 17:13

Kangta to release new album

Singer Kangta, a former member of ’90s K-pop group H.O.T., will release a new album in January, local news reported Thursday. The 35-year-old singer, who has been busy with acting projects in Ch...

Updated : 2015.09.24 17:19

Lee Min-ho, Suzy deny breakup

Hallyu power couple Lee Min-ho and Suzy on Tuesday denied reports that they were no longer together. “They are still dating,” their respective management agencies said. Lee Min-ho (left) and S...

Updated : 2015.09.22 16:08

Ailee to drop new album

YMC Entertainment said Monday that singer Ailee will drop her first full-length album on Sept. 30. (YMC Entertainment) The album contains 10 tracks, which will clearly show her music style, it said...

Updated : 2015.09.21 17:08

Kim Hye-soo joins star-studded ‘Signal’

Veteran actors Kim Hye-soo, Jo Jin-woong and Lee Je-hoon have confirmed their roles in the upcoming cable TV drama “Signal.” With the first installment slated for January next year, “Signal” ...

Updated : 2015.09.21 17:03

So Yoo-jin, Baek Jong-won welcome baby girl

Actress So Yoo-jin gave birth to a baby girl, her management agency said Monday. (So Yoo-jin's Instagram) Star-J Entertainment said both the mother and her second baby were in good health, addin...

Updated : 2015.09.21 16:57

Kim Hyun-joong to ‘take responsibilty’ for baby from ex-girlfriend

Singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong on Thursday said he will take full responsibility for the newborn baby born to his ex-girlfriend if the paternity test shows he is the father, putting a fresh spin on ...

Updated : 2015.09.17 18:03